rn4babies63

rn4babies63

L&D, PP, Nursery
Member Member
  • 174

    Content

  • 0

    Articles

  • 4,858

    Visitors

  • 0

    Followers

rn4babies63 has 12 years experience and specializes in L&D, PP, Nursery.

rn4babies63's Latest Activity

  • Joined:
  • Last Visited:
  1. Rhogam eval draw time

    We draw it at the next 0500 draw following delivery.
  2. For Those Who Offer VBAC...

    We just adopted a policy that OB must be in house. Needless to say we don't do them. Small community hospital here.
  3. OB nursing was the one thing I didn't want to do!

    When I was in nursing school, my OB rotation didn't phase me. It wasn't my favorite and I didn't have a yearning to be an OB nurse. At the time, nursing jobs were scarce and I just knew I had to take any job offered to me. A few months after passing ...
  4. TCB's

    Transcutaneous bilirubin
  5. Anyone offering postpartum home visits?

    Our hospital has offered post partum home visits for about 20 years. Our nurses use to do them but now a home health nurse does them. Depending on the moms insurance and length of stay, the visit is at no cost to mom. It used to be very popular but m...
  6. Other jobs with OB experience?

    I worked for Nurse Family Partnership for 7 years. I was an OB/L&D/Nursery nurse for 4 years prior to that and stayed casual at the hospital while working for NFP. I absolutely loved that job. Like monkeybug, I also took some things home with me....
  7. On call requirements

    They just increased our call from 24 to 36 hours in a four week period. Everyone is so burnt out! We are short staffed and frequently have call offs. The call nurse is supposed to just be for c-sections but is so frequently being used for understaffi...
  8. Written up for something beyond my control

  9. Nurse Family Partnership

    I worked for NFP for 7 years and absolutely loved it! I took quite a pay cut to work for them. I have been an OB/L&D nurse for 16 years. I returned to the hospital because NFP is grant-based and at the time my husband was laid off and I needed th...
  10. Which do you see as a better entry to maternal/child nursing?

    Once you are oriented to L&D and scrub/circulate and comfortable with that, you can always orient to post/partum nursery. You should only need a week or two in PP and maybe longer in nursery. 6 months in L&D is a long time for orientation. We...
  11. From ED to Mom Baby or L+D

    I was hired into L&D 16 years ago as a new grad into a Level I trauma center. The hospital I currently work in has hired many new grads and just hired 3 new nurses that aren't new grads but are experienced in other areas. I know that our director...
  12. From ED to Mom Baby or L+D

    I was hired into L&D 16 years ago as a new grad into a Level I trauma center. The hospital I currently work in has hired many new grads and just hired 3 new nurses that aren't new grads but are experienced in other areas. I know that our director...
  13. Funniest thing you've ever seen happen to a doctor

    We once had a beautiful but nasty female OB. She degraded every nurse every chance she got. One day during a delivery, she decided not to wear a mask because the "VIP" patient's family wanted to videotape the delivery and she wanted to look her best....
  14. holiday pay this year-what??

    We get paid time and a half for the 25th and Jan 1st (only if we work it) but they shorted our schedule by 4 hours those weeks so it wouldn't be any extra pay anyhow.
  15. No one will hire a nurse with only a Associates???

    I don't know what area you are from, but where I'm at, almost all of the new nurses that we have hired only have an ADN. That's what most of the programs are around here. I only have an ADN and have never had a problem getting hired anywhere.